Emery Moses Roberts
Sequoyah High School ~ Student 1950s-60s
ARDMORE, Ok -- Services for Emery Moses Roberts Sr. (Seq. Class of 1963) , 66, will be at 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at Griffin-Hillcrest Chapel with the Rev. Osborne Roberts officiating. Interment will follow in McAllister Cemetery.
Born Feb. 7, 1943 in McMillan, Okla. to Solomon Roberts and Edna (Marris) Roberts, he died April 23, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Angela Roberts; brothers, Otis Roberts (Seq.1958-61) and Jimmy Roberts (Seq. 1960-62) ; and sister, Elizabeth Roberts.
Emery graduated from Sequoyah Vocational School in Tahlequah, Okla. He served his country in the United States Army from 1963 until 1967 when he received an honorable discharge. He worked for Square D Electrical Manufacturing Corporation until his retirement in 1988. He attended church at Pickens Baptist Church and enjoyed reading and studying the Bible.
Survivors include his daughter, Lucreta Roberts of Garland, Texas; son, Emery Moses Roberts Jr. of Dallas, Texas; three grandchildren, Breanna Roberts, Chase Tenequer and Jared Tenequer, all of Garland, Texas; sisters, Eliza Thomas of Ardmore, Mary Lois Bond of Ardmore and Lucretia Brown of Oklahoma City; and one brother, Joe Roberts (Seq. Cls '66) of Newcastle, Okla.